English Gothic: A Century of Horror Cinema

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Reynolds & Hearn, 2004 - Performing Arts - 320 pages
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Traces the rise and fall of the horror genre from its nineteenth century beginnings to the present day, encompassing the lost films of the silent era, the Karloff and Lugosi chillers of the 1930's, the lurid classics from Hammer's house of horror and the explicit shockers of the 1970's.

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User Review  - Jason Coffman - Goodreads

An exhaustive, breathless and highly entertaining run through the complete history of British horror cinema. Rigby covers somewhere in the area of 500 films and sets aside a little over 100 as ... Read full review

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User Review  - Matt - Goodreads

A loving and sardonic history of British horror movies. Not my strongest genre, to be sure, but this one pointed my towards some movies to put in my queue, and not just the lesbian vampire movies. Read full review

Contents

A Authors Note and Acknowledgments
6
Part Five Market Saturation 197o1975
196
Appendix Gothic on Television
297
Copyright

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About the author (2004)

Jonathan Rigby is a regular contributor to Shivers and Star Wars magazines. He is the author of Christopher Lee: The Authorised Screen History.

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